Seeding Bold Engineers with Lee Edwards

Lee Edwards is a Partner at Root Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage startups that are focused on solving hard engineering problems. Lee is an investor in Privacy Dynamics, a company that offers data anonymisation as a service. You can listen to our interview with the CTO of Privacy Dynamics, John Craft here.

Lee is interested in investing in startups founded by engineers who are committed to addressing complex software challenges. This includes areas such as developer tools and services, software infrastructure, applied artificial intelligence and machine learning, tooling for data scientists and engineers, computer vision, and any other endeavor that requires a highly skilled technical team to develop.

This epsiode is hosted by Jocelyn Houle. Jocelyn is focused on data, ML and enterprise software. She has experience as a founder, investor, and product leader and has worked with both start-ups and large financial services companies. Jocelyn is currently a Senior Director of Product management for Securiti, a unified data controls company. Follow Jocelyn on Linked or on Twitter @jocelynbyrne.


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